A young Englishman plots revenge against his late cousin's mysterious, beautiful wife, believing her responsible for his death. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms.
Philip, an orphan, was taken in and brought up by his cousin Ambrose, a Devon landowner he loves like a father. At a time, Ambrose, who has been advised by his physician a warmer climate, leaves for Tuscany. There he meets and marry Rachel, a half-Italian cousin of his. After an idyllic outset, the situation deteriorates. Shortly before his death, Ambrose manages to alert Philip: his wife is killing him slowly. Willing to sort out the truth, Philip goes to Ambrose's place but he does not find Rachel, who has gone away. Instead he meets Rainaldi, her friend and lawyer, who does not inspire him with confidence. He returns to his estate, persuaded that Rachel is evil and is the direct cause of Ambrose's death. Some time later, Rachel announces her coming. Determined to welcome her coolly, he is stunned to discover a woman not only beautiful but elegant, intelligent and sensitive. Instead of strangling her like he said he would, he falls in love. Madly.Written by
Dude! Your cousin Rachel's is hot, but she's boring.
Rachel Weisz plays Rachel, which I'm sure made it easy for her on the set. She's worth watching on the big screen. Well almost. My Cousin Rachel was dull and painfully slow. So one of the hot dudes from The Hunger Games series plays this dude who has a cousin who raised him like he was his own son. Suddenly this cousin dies from a tumor, but letters he sent the family indicates that his wife, Rachel may have had something to do with his death. Interesting enough this dude was mad and ready to kick her butt when he meets her, but when he finally meets Rachel, she was so charming that he instantly falls in love and begins to give her everything he is. What a turn around. One minute you want to kill this woman because you think she killed your fav cuz then he does a 180 instantly. Maybe the movie would have been more interesting if they would have stretched out this a little more cause it's so wild how sprung he got so quick. Then the movie becomes more about what jealousy can do to your mind. Make you see what is not there. You know what I see? a dull movie, maybe I'm being deceived by a plot that is not well thought out or put together interesting. It's boring for my taste and does nothing to really hold my attention enough. The story is just not all there. Just boring.
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